Minimum wage

The latest increases.

Increases in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates now occur in April each year. 

Age NLW 21-24 18-20 16 and 17 Apprentices
From 1 April 2019 £8.21 £7.70 £6.15 £4.35 £3.90
Frpm 1 April 2020 £8.72 £8.20 £6.45 £4.55 £4.15

Apprentice rates apply to those under 19, or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship. National Living Wage applies to those aged 25 and over.

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